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BC-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

May 23, 2019

Good morning. Here’s an updated look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Salt Lake City bureau at 801-322-3405 or apsaltlake@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. All times are Mountain.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES:

MASS SHOOTING THREAT

PROVO, Utah _ A 27-year-old Colorado man who authorities say posted a social media message threatening to kill women because he couldn’t get a girlfriend would avoid any additional jail time in Utah if a judge on Thursday accepts the terms of a sentence the suspect and prosecutors agreed to as a part of plea deal. By Brady McCombs. UPCOMING: 130 words, then 450 words. Developing from 11 a.m. MDT, photos.

UTAH SHOOTING-ARMED SUSPECT

BOISE, Idaho _ Idaho State Police say a manhunt is under way in southern Idaho for a man suspected in a fatal shooting in Utah. Police say a 45-year-old man is a homicide suspect in the case. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Updaes, expanded version.

ENDANGERED WOLVES-ILLEGAL KILLINGS

RALEIGH, N.C. _ Illegal killings and longstanding political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves to the wild, frustrating government efforts that already cost more than $80 million but have failed to meet recovery targets. The number of red wolves roaming the forests of North Carolina has plunged to fewer than three dozen in recent years _ the most precarious position of any U.S. wolf species. By Jonathan Drew, Susan Montoya Bryan and Matthew Brown. SENT: 1,160 words, photos, video.

IN BRIEF:

UTAH-FORESTRY: Utah and federal officials have signed an agreement to defer to the state when planning forest projects.

SPORTS:

OLY--TOKYO 2020-IOC INSPECTORS

TOKYO _ IOC officials wrap up a three-day visit to Tokyo with concerns over rising costs sure to be a concern. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version, photos, video.

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